Call for Papers: Selling America in an Age of Uncertainty: U.S. Public Diplomacy in the New International Order, 1965-1980Jan 07, 2013
"Selling America in an Age of Uncertainty” will examine the question of how U.S. public diplomacy wrestled with the changed and charged situation of the 1970s. The conference will be held at the Nobel Institute in Oslo, Norway on 1-2 November 2013.
Together with the Nuclear Proliferation International History Project,and the Institute for Security Studies (ISS Africa) Monash South Africa organized and hosted a landmark conference on the historical dimensions of South Africa's Nuclear Weapons Program.
European Studies is now accepting applications for two of its research grants - the short-term research grant and the summer research grant. Both stipends are available to American academic experts and practitioners, including advanced graduate students, engaged in specialized research requiring access to Washington, DC and its research institutions. Grants are for one and two months respectively, and include residence at the Wilson Center. Candidates must be U.S. citizens, in order to be considered eligible for this grant opportunity. The deadline for applying for both grans is March 1, 2013.
The sixth annual Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations’ (SHAFR) Summer Institute, hosted by the History and Public Policy Program’s Nuclear Proliferation International History Project (NPIHP).
Jane Harman, Director, President and CEO of the Wilson Center, and James Person, NKIDP Coordinator, write in the LA Times that a nuclear-tipped missile capable of striking the West Coast of the United States may be available to North Korea in the near future.
Aimed at building a new generation of experts on the international history of nuclear weapons, the third-annual Nuclear Boot Camp will be hosted by the University of Roma Tre and the Machiavelli Center for Cold War Studies (CIMA) in the village of Allumiere near Rome, Italy for ten days beginning in late June 2013
CWIHP Senior Research Scholar Bernd Schaefer was quoted in an article appearing in Der Spiegel on North Korea's recent missile launch.
The Nuclear Proliferation International History Project is pleased to announce a conference on Swedish nuclear disarmament policy, organized and hosted by Stockholm University on 26 november 2012.
NPIHP Senior Adviser Martin J. Sherwin places the Cuban Missile Crisis in historical perspective in the latest edition of the National Archives and Records Administration's Prologue Magazine.
A media round up of recent articles in the Korean press discussing materials obtained and released by, as well as events hosted by, the Wilson Center's North Korea International Documentation Project.